Category Archives: Smash Hits

Smash Hits Vol. 2, No. 13

6-26-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 13) June 26 – July 9, 1980 On 6/26/60 the Johnny Kidd & The Pirates “Shakin’ All Over 45 charts at No. 3 in England.  On 6/26/65 the Yardbirds 45 “Heart Full Of Soul” … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12)

6-12-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 12) June 12 – 25th, 1980 The singer of Roxy Music on the cover!  OMD in the colour centerfold.  Lyrics for “Christine” by Siouxsie & The Banshees.  Roxy Music: “Stronger through the years”.  Joe … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11)

5-29-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11) May 29 – June 11, 1980 My profound apologies from my 21 year old self for having ‘missed’ Vol. 2, No. 10 of “Smash Hits”!  I must’ve been awfully busy, with young man’s … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 7) April 3 – 16, 1980

4-3-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 7) April 3 – 16, 1980 4/4/58 The Champs “Tequila” 45 charts at No. 6 in England.  4/5/69 the Desmond Dekker 45 “Israelites” charts at No. 1 in England.  Also on 4/5/69 The Who … Continue reading

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Smash Hits 1980

3-6-13                         Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 5) March 6 – 19, 1980 Happy birthday, David Gilmour (of The Pink Floyd), born 1947.  On 3/6/71 Atomic Rooster 45 “Tomorrow Night” charts at No. 11 in England.  Also on 3/6/71 the Paul … Continue reading

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Smash Hits Vol. 1, No. 25

11-15-12        Smash Hits Vol. 1, No. 25 (November 15 – 28, 1979) Petula “Downtown” Clark born 1932; Clyde “Lover Please” McPhatter born 1932 This issue looks to be the one that came out right about the time I returned home … Continue reading

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